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Madras ( /ˈmædrəs/ mad-res) is a city in Jefferson County, Oregon, United States. Originally called The Basin after the circular valley the city is located in, it is unclear as to whether Madras was named in 1903 for the cotton fabric called “Madras” that originated in the Madras (now Chennai) area in India, or from the city of Chennai, then known as “Madras”. The population was 5,078 at the 2000 census, with an estimated population of 6,640 in 2008. It is the county seat of Jefferson County.
Madras was incorporated as a city in 1911. An Army Air Corps base was built nearby during World War II. This airfield now serves as City-County Airport. Homesteads about 5 miles (8.0 km) north of the city on Agency Plains were based on dryland wheat.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 2.2 square miles (5.7 km), all of it land.
As of the census of 2000, there were 5,078 people, 1,801 households, and 1,251 families residing in the city. The population density…

Madras OR Skateboard Lessons!

Improve Your Skateboarding in a Week-Long Lesson

Do you want to learn how to skateboard?

Is the fear of falling keeping you from progressing? Understand all of the fundamentals of skateboarding fast in a one-week camp. We will show you the principles of skateboarding such as how to balance, push, turn, proper foot placement, and how to stop. Irrespective, of where you are at.. you can benefit from individualized instruction to meet your skill level.

Skateboarding is a leisure activity, a work of art, or a method of transportation. Skateboarding has been molded and influenced by many skateboarders throughout the years. A 2002 report by American Sports Data found that there were 18.5 million skate boarders in the world. 85 percent of skateboarders polled who had used a skateboard in the last year were under the age of eighteen, and 74 percent were male. Those numbers have since doubled. In the following years the skate parks have more than tripled making it more accessible as publicly and privately owned skate parks and indoor skate parks are coming into the picture.

The biggest change has been the generation bubble that skated in their youth and have grown up with the “X” Games explosion into the world wide mainstream of competitive sports and now sees it as a participation sport or art for their children led by X-Games Athletes who are affiliated and instruct for our brand and web site.

How to Start:

  • Equipment: We recommend a board and a full set of safety gear. This includes: a helmet, elbow pads, knee pads, and wrist guards. Rental equipment is available.
  • Location: We can do lessons in your driveway, in your garage, or at the Madras skate park.

    What will you learn?

  • Safety Techniques
  • Proper Stance
  • How to Ride and Push
  • How to Turn
  • How to Stay Steady Going Down Sloped Streets and Hills
  • How to Ride Ramps
  • How to do Tricks

    Who we Serve:

  • Ages: 4 through 104
  • Ability: Beginner through Competition-Style Advanced.

    Madras OR Skateboard Lessons




    Madras Oregon skateboard lessons
    Skateboarding-Lessons of Madras was developed to help motivated youth demographic become involved in a healthy activity and to keep kids out of drugs and violence.. We take great pride in helping people of all ages learn how to skateboard.

    Goskate.com is passionate in it’s desire to provide the means through it’s Skate School lessons to being a confident skateboarder, by providing the premiere school for all ages and abilities throughout Oregon.



    Meet Allan & Regine — Your Personal Helpers for Skateboard Lessons

    Skateboarding is our life. We want to make it your passion as well. Join us in a skateboard lesson so we can teach you the benefits of the lifestyle!







    Get a FREE Phone Assessment with a Madras Instructor


  • Madras OR Skateboard Lessons!

    Improve Your Skateboarding in a Week-Long Lesson

    Do you want to learn how to skateboard?

    Is the fear of falling keeping you from progressing? Understand all of the fundamentals of skateboarding fast in a one-week camp. We will show you the principles of skateboarding such as how to balance, push, turn, proper foot placement, and how to stop. Irrespective, of where you are at.. you can benefit from individualized instruction to meet your skill level.

    Skateboarding is a leisure activity, a work of art, or a method of transportation. Skateboarding has been molded and influenced by many skateboarders throughout the years. A 2002 report by American Sports Data found that there were 18.5 million skate boarders in the world. 85 percent of skateboarders polled who had used a skateboard in the last year were under the age of eighteen, and 74 percent were male. Those numbers have since doubled. In the following years the skate parks have more than tripled making it more accessible as publicly and privately owned skate parks and indoor skate parks are coming into the picture.

    The biggest change has been the generation bubble that skated in their youth and have grown up with the “X” Games explosion into the world wide mainstream of competitive sports and now sees it as a participation sport or art for their children led by X-Games Athletes who are affiliated and instruct for our brand and web site.

    How to Start:

  • Equipment: We recommend a board and a full set of safety gear. This includes: a helmet, elbow pads, knee pads, and wrist guards. Rental equipment is available.
  • Location: We can do lessons in your driveway, in your garage, or at the Madras skate park.

    What will you learn?

  • Safety Techniques
  • Proper Stance
  • How to Ride and Push
  • How to Turn
  • How to Stay Steady Going Down Sloped Streets and Hills
  • How to Ride Ramps
  • How to do Tricks

    Who we Serve:

  • Ages: 4 through 104
  • Ability: Beginner through Competition-Style Advanced.

    Madras OR Skateboard Lessons




    Madras Oregon skateboard lessons
    Skateboarding-Lessons of Madras was developed to help motivated youth demographic become involved in a healthy activity and to keep kids out of drugs and violence.. We take great pride in helping people of all ages learn how to skateboard.

    Goskate.com is passionate in it’s desire to provide the means through it’s Skate School lessons to being a confident skateboarder, by providing the premiere school for all ages and abilities throughout Oregon.



    Meet Allan & Regine — Your Personal Helpers for Skateboard Lessons

    Skateboarding is our life. We want to make it your passion as well. Join us in a skateboard lesson so we can teach you the benefits of the lifestyle!







    Get a FREE Phone Assessment with a Madras Instructor


  • CALL: (800)-403-2405